Robert Gray

robert-grayResearch Professor
PhD, University of Southern California, 1969

Information Sciences and Systems
office hours: by appointment

Honors, Awards, and Editorships

  • IEEE Fellow
  • IEEE Centennial Medal
  • IEEE Third Milliennium Medal
  • Institute for Mathematical Statistics (IMS) Fellow
  • 2013 Stanford University President’s Award for Excellence Through Diversity
  • 2013 Founding Editor, Emeritus
  • 2009 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Education Award
  • 2008-09 Research Fellowship at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University
  • 2008 IEEE Information Theory Society: Claude E. Shannon Award
  • 2008 IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal
  • 2007-12 Editor-in-Chief, Foundations and Trends in Signal Processing
  • 2007 National Academy of Engineering
  • 2006-07 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Distinguished Lecturer
  • 2005 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Meritorious Service Award
  • 2004 First Lucent Technologies Chair in Communications and Networking in the School of Engineering; name subsequently changed to Alcatel-Lucent Technologies Chair
  • 2003 University of Southern California Distinguished Alumni in Academia Award
  • 2002 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)
  • 2000-09 Editorial Board of Signal Processing: Image Communications, published by EURASIP and Elsevier
  • 1998-2001 Editorial Board, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine
  • 1998 IEEE Information Theory Society: Golden Jubilee Award for Technological Innovation
  • 1997 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Technical Achievement Award
  • 1995 Vinton Hayes Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University
  • 1993 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Society Award
  • 1990 NATO/Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche at the University of Naples Fellowship
  • 1983 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Senior Award
  • 1982 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation at the University of Paris XI Fellowship
  • 1981-83 Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
  • 1981 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at the University of Osaka Fellowship
  • 1976 IEEE Information Theory Society: Prize Paper Award

    Research Interests

    • quantization theory and algorithms
    • information theory
    • statistical signal processing

    Selected Publications